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Cathay J: ORD - MLE/CMB RT ~$2,600

Cathay J: ORD - MLE/CMB RT ~$2,600

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Old Mar 8, 18, 11:17 pm
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Cathay J: ORD - MLE/CMB RT ~$2,600

Fantastic fare to the Maldives or Sri Lanka, all in lie-flat. It also appears that some additional destinations in India may be bookable for a similar price with a combo of American / Cathay / Cathay Dragon. For the Male variant, the equipment is 77W ORD - HKG and A333 HKG - MLE and likewise on the returning legs. The Male variant appears to be CX's I fare class and crediting ~48.4k RT to Alaska with no status.

I'm not allowed to include links until I've reached 5 posts, but visit GF and use sample dates 6/4 - 6/13 for ORD - MLE and a price of $2,569.

Enjoy!
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Old Mar 9, 18, 1:07 am
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What destinations in India do you see in the USD 2600 region?
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Old Mar 9, 18, 1:25 am
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Originally Posted by vbh812 View Post
What destinations in India do you see in the USD 2600 region?
too lazy to check yourself? OP already shared and isnít your travel agent.
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Old Mar 9, 18, 1:47 am
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Originally Posted by vbh812 View Post
What destinations in India do you see in the USD 2600 region?
Mumbai -
https://www.google.ca/flights/#searc...ORD0CX806;sc=b

New Delhi -
https://www.google.ca/flights/#searc...ORD0CX806;sc=b#

Kolkata -
https://www.google.ca/flights/#searc...ORD0CX806;sc=b

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Old Mar 9, 18, 2:59 am
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You can find this on ITA as well as GF. Bookable directly on the CX website for the same fare.

Great first post @ernad !!!
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Old Mar 9, 18, 3:11 am
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Great first post @ernad!!!!!!
it's insane for CX biz! unfortunately it doesn't work the other way round...
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Old Mar 9, 18, 4:14 am
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They blogs will be picking this one up, if they haven't already. Understandably, readers are jones'ing for some non Qatar (and other worse airlines) business deals, especially out of the US.
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Old Mar 9, 18, 4:33 am
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Originally Posted by jiaogulan View Post
They blogs will be picking this one up, if they haven't already. Understandably, readers are jones'ing for some non Qatar (and other worse airlines) business deals, especially out of the US.
Agreed! This will definitely go quickly.

I see ORD-MLE on CX metal depart 2 April and return 11 April for $2569 ai.

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Old Mar 9, 18, 5:28 am
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Nice fare. AMEX IAP discount might be worth a shot.
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Old Mar 9, 18, 5:33 am
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This is a great price on CX! It seems available on the Indian subcontinent - BOM/DEL/MAA/BLR/MLE/DAC/KTM/etc
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Old Mar 9, 18, 6:08 am
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Can work a stopover in HKG on the way as well for about $200 more...
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Old Mar 9, 18, 6:09 am
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Looking at the fare rule seems it's free stopover at US gateway city too... Anyone able to construct one?
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Old Mar 9, 18, 6:55 am
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Was able to add a stopover with this itin, same price:
https://goo.gl/flights/tQ1mu

Called Amex IAP, it's the same price.
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Anyone know a CX discount code by any chance?
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Old Mar 9, 18, 7:44 am
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Originally Posted by frebay View Post
Was able to add a stopover with this itin, same price:
https://goo.gl/flights/tQ1mu

Called Amex IAP, it's the same price.
It is the same price, but far slower to book. I had forgotten how painful it is to work with an agent over the phone. Thank goodness for OTA.
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